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Bachelor’s Programs and State Examination


Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) – 1 field degree program

How do governments, banks, companies, currencies and households function? Do they act independently of one another or do they influence one another? Who decides on the distribution of scarce resources? When you look for an answer to these questions, you soon realize that the decisions of one economic subject (government, bank, company or household) depends on the decisions of another.

Are you interested in these connections? Would you like to gain insight into the many aspects of the economy? Are you confident in mathematics?

Academic calendar:

Winter Semester

Standard Period of Study:

6 semesters required for the full degree programme

ECTS points:


Admission: First semester:

without special prerequisites for admission (free admissions)

Higher semesters:

free admission

Please note: University admission requirements may change up to the start of the application period.

Application period: First semester: 1 June–7 October
Faculty affiliation: Faculty of Economics and Behavioral Sciences

On the one hand, economics studies how individual actors, such as companies, consumers, and employees interact on markets. The objective is to understand and analyze the complex interactions, events, and results of market activities in complex modern societies from the perspective of a basic understanding of individual behavior.
The second area of economics has to do with the activities of the state in economic and social policy. The main area of interest here is the problems that are (or can be) solved by the actors involved collectively within the context of societal institutions. This includes, for instance, economic orders like the social market economy, social security systems, the supply of public goods, and the regulation of natural monopolies.

Please note:
In the summer semester 2021 and in the winter semester 2021/22 there may be deviations from individual regulations of the admission regulations, selection and entrance examination regulations as well as the study and examination regulations from the Corona Statutes [de].

The versions of statutes with relevance to teaching and learning provided on this page by the Department of Legal Affairs (in particular admission and selection regulations as well as subject and examination regulations) are primarily for information purposes. This means that all amendments subsequently agreed upon by the University Senate have been integrated into the respective text of the original statutes; in the case of the examination regulations for bachelor's and master's degree programmes, this generally relates to extracts of the respective examination regulations (framework examination regulations, subject-specific provisions, and appendices).
The greatest care has been taken in writing these versions. Nevertheless, it cannot be entirely ruled out that errors may have occurred. Consequently, it is solely the officially announced statutes and statute amendments that are legally binding, i.e. as published in the Amtlichen Bekanntmachungen der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg im Breisgau [de] or, up to the year 2000, in the official gazette of the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts.

Central Academic Advising Office

The central academic advisory service - the Central Academic Advising Office (ZSB) provides information and advice on all questions that may arise prior to, at the beginning of, and during a course of study. If you are seeking subject-specific advice in addition to this, you can also contact the respective subject academic advisor.

Departmental Academic Advising

Program Coordination and Academic Advising Economic Sciences
MA Rochelle Alsleben-Borrozzino
Wirtschafts- und Verhaltenswissenschaftliche Fakultät - Dekanat
Raum 2304
Platz der Alten Synagoge
79085 Freiburg
Tel.: +49 761 203-2331

Montag, 10:00 - 12:00 Uhr
Donnerstag, 10:00 - 12:00 Uhr

Vorlesungsfreie Zeit:
Montag, 10:00 - 12:00 Uhr

Raum 2304 oder 2306

Zu diesen Zeiten können Sie gerne ohne gesonderten Termin in die Sprechstunde kommen.

Beachten Sie bitte aktuelle Hinweise.


Examination Office

Prüfungsamt (Wirtschaftswissenschaften): KG II, Räume 2114b-e
Fax: 0761 203-2128

Antje Grünholz, Telefon: 0761 203-9460
Sprechstunden: dienstags, 09:30 Uhr - 11:30 Uhr

Margit Kaiser, Telefon: 0761 203-2310
Zuständigkeitsbereich: Bachelor VWL
Sprechstunden: montags 13.30 Uhr - 15.30. Uhr und mittwochs 10.00 Uhr- 12.00. Uhr

Andrea Göpfert, Telefon: 0761 203-2312
Zuständigkeitsbereich: Hauptstudium/Diplomprüfung, M. Sc. VWL, B. Sc. BWL- Public and Non-Profit Management, Abschlussarbeiten im Diplom VWL, M. Sc., VWL, B. Sc., VWL- und BWL- Studiengangv Sprechstunden: montags: 13.30 – 15.30 Uhr und mittwochs: 10.00 – 12.00 Uhr, sowie
dienstags und donnerstags nach vorheriger Vereinbarung

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